Convent of the Sacred Heart is New York City's oldest independent school for girls, educating students in Pre-K through 12. As part of an international network of schools, we are committed to a set of principles shared by all Sacred Heart Schools. Known as the "Goals and Criteria,” these principles articulate the core components of a Sacred Heart education, and charge our community with a unified educational mission.
At the heart of our philosophy is the belief that each child possesses unique gifts. Our job is to unearth those gifts, nurture them, and empower each child of the Sacred Heart to share those gifts with the global community.
Lower School Substitute Teacher Beginning August 2018
Candidates must have at least one year of teaching experience, either as a Head Teacher or as an Associate Teacher. Convent of the Sacred Heart is committed to being an equitable and inclusive community and seeks candidates who connect to our Mission and Goals.
The principle role of the Lower School Substitute Teacher is to provide coverage when a Head Teacher or Associate Teacher is absent from their classroom. Candidates must have strong knowledge of classroom management strategies. Project-based learning and differentiated instruction are all emphasized. If substitute teaching for an Associate Teacher, the Lower School Substitute Teacher is expected to support the Head Teacher with the preparation of lessons and projects. If the Head Teacher is absent, the Substitute Teacher is asked to assume the role of the Head Teacher and is in charge of the classroom. Formal written lesson plans will be provided for the Lower School Substitute Teacher during the time they are providing coverage for a Head Teacher.
Candidate should have experience teaching multiple grade levels, have flexibility with their schedule and excellent interpersonal skills.
Experience in teaching Singapore Math, Reader’s Workshop and Writer’s Workshop is preferred.
The Lower School Substitute Teacher will be responsible for routine tasks which include supervising at lunch and roof times and escorting children to and from specialty classes in the Head or Associate Teacher’s absence.
An equal opportunity employer, Sacred Heart seeks to hire outstanding and diverse faculty who work together harmoniously toward the common mission of the school.
Additional Salary Information: Based on experience and education
Internal Number: 1145
About Convent of the Sacred Heart
The Convent of the Sacred Heart is New York City’s oldest independent school for girls, established in 1881 by the Society of the Sacred Heart. Part of a worldwide network of over 150 schools committed to the mission of Sacred Heart education, the school is housed in two landmark buildings on 91st Street and Fifth Avenue. Since its inception, Convent of the Sacred Heart has been governed by a strong commitment to the education of the whole child, addressing her intellectual, spiritual, social, and emotional development.
Convent of the Sacred Heart is an equal opportunity employer. As an equal opportunity employer, Sacred Heart seeks to hire outstanding and diverse faculty who work together harmoniously toward the common mission of the school.